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GCSE HOME ECONOMICS Textiles is a fun practical based course which will build on and develop textiles skills from Key Stage 3. It is concerned with designing and making a range of textiles items e.g. bags, soft furnishings and garments using a variety of textiles resources. You will be given the opportunity to use computerised sewing machines, fabrics, decorative products e.g. ribbons, buttons and paints to enhance the products made. You will develop competences using the different types of sewing machines available e.g. standard, computerised, overlocker and using CAD-Cam.
GCSE HOME ECONOMICS Course details including areas of study and study methods: There are 2 units of study to be covered: Unit 1Principles of Textiles and Fashion This will develop and affirm knowledge of all the content delivered via practical work and set tasks. Unit 2Textiles and Fashion This will allow the opportunity for students to acquire a wide range of practical skills linked to Creative Textiles, Fashion design and manufacture and gain an understanding of fibres and fabrics, textile design, construction techniques and consumer choice. The required knowledge of each section will be gained through written work- classwork and set tasks, folio workA3 sheets, practical work e.g. trialling and testing, textiles experiments, research via visits e.g. The Clothes Show and use of the internet sites etc.
HOME ECONOMICS: TEXTILES SUMMARY OF ASSESSMENT Unit 1: Principles of Textile and Fashion (40%) Written Paper: 1 ½ hours 80 marks (80 UMS) One paper which will be externally set and marked, targeted at the full range of GCSE grades. The paper will contain short-answer, structure and free response questions drawn from all areas of the specification and will assess the quality of written communication. Unit 2: Textiles and Fashion Practical Tasks (60%) Controlled Assessment 120 marks (120 UMS) Task 1: (20%) One task to be selected from a bank of three tasks set by WJEC to include investigation and production. Duration: 10 hours to be carried out within the centre. Internally assessed using WJEC set criteria and externally moderated. Task 2: (40%) One task to be selected from a choice of two tasks set by WJEC to include researching, planning, making and evaluating. Duration: 20 hours to commence in the second half of the course. Internally assessed using WJEC set criteria and externally moderated.
GCSE HOME ECONOMICS Progression routes to Further Study: As/a Level Design and Technology: Textiles As/a Level Textiles and Art BTEC / Degree Courses in Fashion Design, Art and Design, Textiles and Art etc. Progression routes to Careers and Employment: Manufacturing: construction roles within the fashion / clothing / furnishings industry. Industry: retail work, fashion design, laboratory technician within the fabrics / clothing industry. Advertising and marketing of fabric items. Subject Combinations: Art, IT, Science. Pathway through the specification Year 10 September – December Theory – Fibres and Fabrics Practical Work : Construction and Decoration January – March of Textiles Theory – Fibres and Fabrics Practical Work : Controlled Assessment Task 1 April / May to July (10 hours) Theory –Construction and Decoration of Textiles Practical Work : Construction and Decoration -Textiles Design of Textiles Year 11 September –March Theory –Consumerism and Consumer choice Practical : Controlled Assessment 2 (20 hours ) April – June Revision and past papers to extend and reinforce knowledge